Feast days this week

Sunday 27th, Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

Monday 28th, the Holy Innocents, Martyrs

Tuesday, 29th St. Thomas Becket, bishop and martyr, killed in the cathedral of Canterbury on this date 1170

Thursday 31st, St. Sylvester, elected pope the year after the Edict of Milan and was pope for 21 years, dying in 335.

Friday January 1st, Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, last day of the Christmas Octave and World Day of Peace.

Saturday January 2nd, St. Basil the Great (330-379) and St. Gregory Nazianzen (329-389). They were friends, both were made bishops and are considered doctors of the Church for their writings.